senate Bill S486

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale of beverage containers which use plastic packaging containers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2021 referred to environmental conservation


S486 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-1011, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6647, A8305

S486 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of beverage containers connected to each other by a separate holding device constructed of plastic.

S486 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S486 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 6, 2021
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
 AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
   prohibition of the use of plastic beverage container packaging

   Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  27-1011 of the environmental
 conservation law, as amended by section 1 of part PP of  chapter  58  of
 the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   3. No deposit initiator, distributor or dealer shall sell or offer for
 sale  in  this  state  beverage  containers connected to each other by a
 separate holding device constructed of  plastic  [which  does  not:  (a)
 decompose by photodegradation or biodegradation; or
   (b)  comply  with  minimum post-consumer recycled material content and
 hole diameter limitations as defined in rules and regulations promulgat-
 ed by the department, and is recyclable and indicates a resin  identifi-
 cation code].
   § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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